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FYS From Poetry Into Song: Start Here

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Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. It includes topic pages with mind maps (examples: Art Song, Lyrics, and Poetry) and specialized entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources (examples: Art Song from The New Penguin Dictionary of Music and Mahler, Gustave from The Columbia Encyclopedia).

As a reference source, it's a good place to start and to help formulate your topic.

Where to Find Scholarly Articles

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Searching for Information

Think about keywords related to Art Song or a specific poet, musical artist, era, or genre to start your search in the library's catalog, WorldCat@SU When you find a relevant resource, try clicking the subject heading links to lead to more resources on the topic. Also browse the shelf nearby for related titles. Ask your librarian for advanced search tips! Remember to also try various spellings, combinations of keywords, and synonyms. 

Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat@SU:

Popular Music | American Literature | Music, Influence of | Lyricists | Musicians | American Poetry 20th century History and criticism | Lyric poetry history and criticism ‚Äč| Songs, English United States History and criticism | Songs | Songs, Analysis appreciation | Folk musicians | Dylan, Bob. 1941- 

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